ValidityState.tooLong isn't true after user deletes some chars but not enough to comply with maxlength

Issue #4678527 • Assigned to Rossen A.


Sep 22, 2015
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

  1. Open in Edge
  2. Delete one character from the text input
  3. Click the button

Expected Results:

Upon clicking the button, a “PASS” alert should be shown since the text input’s .validity.tooLong should be true, as dictated by the HTML spec.

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Mara P.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Christian F.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Rossen A.”

    • The equivalent Firefox bug has been fixed in Firefox 51:

    • Is this fixed already?

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